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Schediasmata Selecta Ex Archetypis Polidori Caravagiensis in Musaeo Honi Viri A. Hume Bart. Conservatis, Fideliter Imitata, Auctore C. M. Metz.

RA Collection: Book

Record number




Physical Description

Title-pl., pl. 2-16, 18-42, [1], 44-53, 53-57, 62, 61, 62, [2]. 292×455 mm. (Oblong broadsheets).

Responsibility Note

Some plates are signed as engraved by 'C.M.'


J. Byam Shaw, The Italian drawings of the Frits Lugt collection, 2: Polidoro album (1983).


Recorded in RAA Library, Catalogue, 1802.

Binding Note

19th-century brown cloth-covered boards; rebacked and recornered in calf in 20th century, with red morocco spine-label lettered 'Metz Schediasmata Selecta'.

Name as Subject


Drawings, Italian - History - 16th century
Collections - Great Britain - 18th century
Pictorial works - Great Britain - 18th century


Conrad Martin Metz, engraver
Polidoro da Caravaggio, source artist